Teaching Notes. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Your joy will be a river overflowing its banks! Ask in my name, according to my will, and he’ll most certainly give it to you. The Gospel of John. John Piper May 7, 2011 221 Shares Sermon. 23-24 “This is what I want you to do: Ask the Father for whatever is in keeping with the things I’ve revealed to you. Rev., more correctly, fulfilled. 23In that day you will no longer ask me anything. ask, and receive, that your joy may be full. Scripture quoted by permission. Happy Super Jesus Day! That is different from what we usually think. He makes clear to them that a period of sorrow is inevitable. That is a revelation of one of the great principles that marks authentic Christianity, one of the ways by which our Lord works in our life. I've been saying to the Lord, How long do I have to go through this? The present imperative, implying continuous asking. What does He mean, 'because I am going to the Father'? As we’ve seen, to ask in Jesus’ name is to ask in line with His will for that which will further His kingdom and His glory. Your joy will be a river overflowing its banks! Ask in my name, according to my will, and he’ll most certainly give it to you. 24Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Compare Mark 6:22, αἴτησον, the aorist imperative, marking a single, definite petition. Website © 2020 by Ray Stedman Ministries. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. John 16:23-24 MSG “This is what I want you to do: Ask the Father for whatever is in keeping with the things I’ve revealed to you. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete. Your joy will be a river overflowing its banks! ask, and ye shall receive; that is, in my name, and whatever ye ask for, ye shall have it, to fit you for your work, to carry you through it, and to give you success in it: see Matthew 7:7; that your joy may be full; go cheerfully through your work, find much pleasure in it, and with great satisfaction see the Gospel spread, souls converted, Satan's kingdom weakened, and the interest of your Redeemer thrive and flourish; than which nothing can more contribute to complete the joy of the ministers of Christ. 16"In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me. and How long? This Daily Devotion was Inspired by one of Ray's Messages. All rights reserved. https://www.bible.com/bible/97/JHN.16.24.MSG, Overcoming Tragedy: A 4-Day Plan for Finding Hope Amid Life's Challenges, Jesus Revealed Part 16 - It's In The Name, Prayer: Talking To The God Of The Universe, Joy Over Stress: How To Make Daily Joy A Habit, Pray Continually: Devotions From Time Of Grace, Come, Let's Go!

Yet a few weeks earlier that same mother was in anguish and pain. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full. He cannot spare them from it. Most of us assume that our sorrow is going to be replaced by joy. (Comp. The baby. John 6:16-24, Key Verse: 20 “But he said to them, ‘It is I; don’t be afraid. That is a very important lesson to learn.
Subject to permission policy, all rights reserved. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. SIGN UP FOR OUR ONLINE WEEKLY ... Mission trip application. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG), The Message, Large Print Premium Leather, Black, The Message Large-Print Deluxe Gift Bible--soft leather-look, teal, The Message, Large Print Edition: Deluxe Charcoal Linen Hardcover, The Message Large-Print Devotional Bible--soft leather-look, brown. How can our very sorrow produce joy? Ask ... - Now they had the assurance that they might approach God in his name; and, amid all their trials, they, as well as all Christians since, might draw near to God, knowing that he would hear and answer their prayers. of Soon I’ll drop the figures and tell you about the Father in plain language. Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. We are always concerned about how long a trial is going to last and wondering why we have to go through it. Mobile.

You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. 19Jesus saw that they wanted to ask him about this, so he said to them, "Are you asking one another what I meant when I said, 'In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me'? Your joy will be a river overflowing its banks! John Piper Dec 28, 2008 4.8K Shares Sermon. Though he would be bodily absent, yet their blessings would still be given through the same unchanging Friend.
Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.

Ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.—The future is thought of as already present, and they are directed to ask, as though they had already entered into the new region of spiritual life. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Your joy will be a river overflowing its banks. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Jesus repeats (John 16:23-24) the promise to answer the disciples’ prayers offered in His name (see John 14:13-14; 15:7, 16).

and How long? Jesus isn't concerned with the Why? John 16:16-24 16 "In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me." Be asking. How long it takes is not significant; the inevitable result is the important thing. First, I left the Father and arrived in the world; now I leave the world and travel to the Father.”, Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG), The Message // REMIX 2.0, Soft Imitation Leather, Storm Black, Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible: NIV/NKJV/NLT/The Message, Bonded leather, burgundy, The Message // REMIX 2.0, Soft Imitation Leather, Color Spectrum, The Message Large-Print Deluxe Gift Bible--soft leather-look, green, Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible (NIV, NKJV, NLT, THE Message). In other words, the same thing that caused the sorrow would later be the cause of the joy.

Their hearts clutched with fear, they said to themselves, How long does He mean? 25-28 “I’ve used figures of speech in telling you these things. Note on John 15:11.). Very literally, may be having been fulfilled. John Etheridge Translation of the Peshitta Hitherto you have not asked any thing in my name : [Some copies add here, Velo medem, and not any thing.] Read verse in New International Version 23-24 “This is what I want you to do: Ask the Father for whatever is in keeping with the things I’ve revealed to you. Older Post Gospel of John 16: 8-11. Jesus had said, In a little while you will see me no more, and his disciples had immediately picked up on that phrase a little while. Fairhope. May 7, 2011.

The pangs of the present travailing are passing away (John 16:22). Daily Devotion © 2006 by Ray Stedman Ministries. Have ye asked ... - From the evangelists, as well as from this declaration, it seems that they had presented their requests for instruction and aid to Jesus himself. Mobile Messages. Their attention is on that as well as on His words, because I am going to the Father. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information.

Until now you have asked nothing in my name. The concern of the disciples is how long Jesus' absence is going to last. Ask in my name, according to my will, and he’ll most certainly give it to you. Discussion Questions.

Newer Post Gospel of John 16: 25-33. What causes the joy? His answer stresses the process and the result that is certain to follow.

John 16:24 The Message (MSG). “This is what I want you to do: Ask the Father for whatever is in keeping with the things I’ve revealed to you. They said, Why does this have to happen? 17 Some of his disciples said to one another, "What does he mean by saying, 'In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me,' and 'Because I am going to the Father'?" Compare John 15:11. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. The Gospel of John John 16:16-22 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church – January 24, 2018 (Revised April 4, 2020) BACKGROUND: *Please open your Bibles to John 16. If you and I had been there, that is exactly what we would have asked! Scripture: John 16:22. Then they were prepared in some degree to understand it; and then, amid trials, and wants, and a sense of their weakness and unworthiness, they would see its preciousness, and rejoice in the privilege of being thus permitted to draw near to God. Asking in Christ's name, is acknowledging our unworthiness to receive any favours from God, and shows full … 21A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.